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What is the verb for identify?

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identify
  1. (transitive) To establish the identity of someone or something.
  2. (biology) To establish the taxonomic classification of an organism.
  3. (transitive) To equate or make the same; to unite or combine into one.
  4. (reflexive) To have a strong affinity with; to feel oneself to be modelled on or connected to.
  5. (intransitive) To associate oneself with some group.
  6. (intransitive) To claim an identity; to describe oneself as a member of a group; to assert the use of a particular term to describe oneself.
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  8. Examples:
    1. “The defendant has made considerable efforts to identify the individuals in question.”
      “I strongly identify with the culture and heritage of my ancestors.”
      “I identify him as the father I never had, for he has single-handedly made me the person I am today.”
identifies
  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of identify
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The number is programmed into the radio and identifies the caller, which should eventually cut down on hoax distress calls.”
      “One area he identifies which requires more focus is quality assurance in offshore programs.”
      “It also identifies the number of days of illegal activity by type of crime.”
identified
  1. simple past tense and past participle of identify
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  3. Examples:
    1. “There remains little doubt but that, when shatter cones can be identified with certainty, they are a valid and definitive criterion for an astrobleme.”
      “He says he was defamed by reports that falsely identified him as a former gangster.”
      “Boron, from the previously identified borolithochrome pigment, could not be determined as it likely occurs below the ppm level.”
identifying
  1. present participle of identify
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  3. Examples:
    1. “But my main input will be in identifying, and acquiring, the quality players who will take this club into the major league.”
      “The eyes need one to two seconds for accommodation before they can focus, so a continuous sweep is useless for identifying targets.”
      “Let me a bit more explicit, by identifying three particular ways that the slippery slope can work here.”
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